Monday, January 7, 2013
• Want to help Peter David while he recovers from his stroke? Here’s how. In other news, his wife, Kathleen, reports that he took a few steps yesterday and then sat up in a chair.
• Continuing with our thread of comics-related questions from the weekend, how was your weekend? What comics did you read? Tell us in the “Leave a Reply” area below.
This Weekend’s Panel Quiz Answer
The Over-Mind’s first line in comics was, “And they never suspected a thing.” He said it in Fantastic Four #113 (Aug 71).
Whose first line in comics was “Even your limitless strength cannot save you from me, Hulk!”?
Foxy Grandpa (1900), comic strip
Charles Addams (1912), cartoonist
Buck Rogers (1929), comic strip
Tarzan (1929), comic strip
Flash Gordon (1934), comic strip
Jungle Jim (1934), comic strip
Werner Wejp-Olsen (1938), cartoonist
Jay Lynch (1945), comics writer and artist
Kevin J. Dooley (1953), comics editor
Bob Wiacek (1953), comics artist
Karl Kesel (1959), comics artist
Aaron A. Lopresti (1964), comics artist
Heather McAdams (1967), cartoonist
Jim McCann (1974), comics writer and publicist
Baby Blues (1990), comic strip
Birthdays 2 Weeks from Now
Shannon Eric Denton, comics artist
Jim Unger (1940), cartoonist
Rich Rankin (1954), comics inker
Mark Martin (1956), comics writer and artist
Bob Weber Jr. (1957), comics artist
Bill Riling (1958), comics writer and artist
75 yrs Jan 7, 1938 Cartoonist Werner Wejp-Olsen is born.
60 yrs Jan 7, 1953 Writer-editor Kevin J. Dooley is born. His editing includes stints at Amazing Heroes and DC.
60 yrs Jan 7, 1953 Writer-artist Bob Wiacek is born. He begins his comics career as one of the “Crusty Bunkers” and eventually inks for DC, Marvel, Dark Horse, and Valiant.
Every Wednesday and Saturday. California: City of Industry. Comic Book & Collectible Show.
Jan 12-13 New Mexico: Albuquerque. Albuquerque Comic Con.
Jan 12-13 North Carolina: Raleigh. Toy, Hobby & Sportscard Show.
Jan 12 Indiana: South Bend. ComicCon.
Jan 13 California: Los Angeles. Comic Book & Science Fiction Convention.
Jan 13 Georgia: McDonough. Atlanta South Comic Con.
Do you have a show coming up? Let us know! You can e-mail the information to email@example.com or mail it to Show Calendars, Comics Buyer’s Guide, 700 E. State St., Iola, WI 54945. If you have a creator appearance scheduled, let us know by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.